Tools

Online tools and web services – not to be confused with desktop based software.

Type Less When Browsing Internet from a Mobile Phone

When you access internet on a mobile phone, typing long addresses and keywords in Google is tedious. With Boopsie, finding web pages, latest news, street addresses, word meanings becomes simple.

Creating Strong But Memorable Passwords with Inkblots

Inkblot passwords solve most of these problems by helping users create a secure, personal password that is easy to remember. The user is presented with a sequence of random inkblots. Each should remind the user of a word — a butterfly or a pumpkin, for example. Such personalization leads to passwords with high entropy, that is, passwords that are difficult to attack by guessing, whether by knowing the target of the attack or by using a dictionary.

Adobe Brings Yahoo! AdSense to PDF Documents

Ads for Adobe PDF enables publishers to monetize their PDF content through advertising. When a recipient opens a PDF document from a commercial publisher participating in this program, ads will be dynamically matched and displayed in a panel adjacent to the content. The publishers are eligible to be paid for valid clicks on the ads.

Add More Information to Whois Records of your Website

You can add essential business information to your WHOIS search results page including company description, business contact information, references, hours of operation, products and services offered, and current promotions. Businesses can even advertise whether their domain name is for sale in their WHOIS search results.

Google Internet File Storage

Google preparing a online file storage service that will let users upload files from the browser or directly from the PC.

TechMeme or BlogRunner from New York Times

BlogRunner, like Techmeme, shows important stories and what’s being said about those stories by other writers, be they journalists or bloggers. By reading these stories from a site such as BlogRunner, you get a more detailed, richer picture of what’s actually going on.

Make a Family Tree with help from Relatives & Family Members

Make a Family Tree Online – stay in touch with friends, family members and distant relatives. You can also document your family history, rememember important events and always keep in touch with all family members through the family tree.